Chewy Dark Chocolate and Orange Cookies
The subtle tang of freshly grated orange peel adds an extra twist of flavor to these Chewy Dark Chocolate and Orange Cookies. Sure to please and adults!
3/4 cup butter softened
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons freshly grated orange peel or finely chopped candied orange peel
vegetable pan spray
Each cookie serves 1.
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. On low speed beat in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Stir in orange peel.
Spray cookie scoop with vegetable pan spray and drop onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-12 minutes. Remove from sheet and cool on wire rack.